Jamie G. Houston III

Jamie G. Houston III


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 1995

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Elder Law

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Tax Law

Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Tax Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Trusts and Estates
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Jamie G. Houston, III, was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1976. He has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, and the United States Tax Court. His experience includes practice in corporate and business law, tax and estate planning and administration. Jamie is a Certified Public Accountant.

Location

  • The Emporium Building
    400 East Capitol Street
    P.O. Box 650
    Jackson, MS 39205-0650

Education

  • University of Mississippi , J.D., graduated 1976
  • University of Mississippi , BBA, graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, Mississippi Bar

Affiliations

  • American College Trust and Estate Counsel - Fellow, Former State Chair
  • Century Club Charities - Board Member
  • Community Foundation of Greater Jackson Area - Vice Chair
  • Luckyday Foundation - Board Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Tax Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Trusts and Estates

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Jackson, MS (2019)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Jackson, MS (2015)
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Jackson, MS (2015)
  • Corporate Law, Jackson, MS (2014)
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Jackson, MS (2013)
  • Tax Law, Jackson, MS (2012)
  • Trusts and Estates, Jackson, MS (2010)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Elder Law
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Awards:

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010-2014, Business/Corporate, Tax, Estate Planning and Probate; 2011 - 2013 Top 50 in Mississippi )
  • Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business(2008-2014, Corporate/Commercial)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2014, Corporate Law; 2015 Litigation - Trusts and Estates; 2015 Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (1995-2015, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Litigation - Controversy-Tax, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow

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